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steve jobs' war on competitors. >> positive start to stocks this morning. jane king is live at the new york stock exchange. good morning. >>> good morning. last week was the worst week for stocks since june. today starting out on a little positive note. light volume, bond market closed in observance of veterans day, stocking -- stocks are open, slightly higher across the board bloomberg index up half percent. remember how steve jobs vowed before his death last year to go thermo nuclear against rivals in patent disputes? that attitude appears to be changing many apple settles with hcc claiming -- [ unintelligible ] watch for a turn around attempt from the maker of blackberry after multiple delays, planning to unveil first of to blackberry smart tones the end of january. offering -- [ unintelligible ] [ inaudible ] >>> a lot of talk of holiday shopping. >> toys "r" us opening 8 p.m. thanksgiving day. >> your in a coma by then. >> how can you move and push people aside for all those deals. >> second dinner, dessert you have to shop to wear it off. i'm going shopping with you guys it is an
coast to coast. abc's steve osunsami with the surprising consequence of the storm. >> reporter: when those awful floodwaters from sandy came rushing through, flooding streets and swamping homes, what no one expected was the storm's surprising second hit. >> we all lost our cars. at the same time, we're all trying to get a car. it's a mad house. >> reporter: more than 250,000 personal vehicles were washed away by storm waters. today, used car dealerships are busy with storm victims and, adding insult to injury, prices are shooting up because of the storm. >> we're expecting to see higher prices of $700 to $1,000 per vehicle. >> reporter: for every six people who walk into this used car dealership on staten island to buy a car, five of them lost cars to the storm. michelle and thomas lupari just bought a used minivan that can came with 70,000 miles. >> i need a car. i have to go to work tomorrow. so -- i'm kind of stuck. >> reporter: it was a happy moment -- >> sign the bottom. >> reporter: but costly, too. >> we were hoping to get something under $10,000, i winded up spending $13,000.
buildings are still without power or heat, and abc's steve osunsami went to find out why. >> reporter: we went climbing the long and dark stairs in redhook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority where thousands of family are living without heat and electricity. some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found nia tarver and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. if we didn't have the stove, it -- i don't think i would stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what is keeping you warm? >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and suits. red cross agencies are here. families are entering their third week without power, and they want someone held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. left behind. we, too, pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there is no one rushing to restore the power here because they're poor. local power utilities say they have done their job, the power is here at the curb. the hous
ticket. but the pair is accused of scamming the real winner out of the jackpot. steve osunsami is here with the latest on that. steve, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. here's why when you have a clerk check a lottery ticket to see if you won, you should sign it first and then ask for it back. andy and nael ashkar scammed one of their customers out of a winning ticket. and then, tried to claim the prize. andy ashkar claims he bought that winning ticket himself, in 2006, at a syracuse convenience store where he worked. and then waited six, long years to split the money with his brother, because he worried that the cash would negatively affect his relationship with his girlfriend. >> i would hope that at some point in the last six years, he had been convinced that she did marry him for love. >> reporter: lottery officials say that was the first clue. love or not, no one waits that long to claim $5 million. >> $5 million. >> claim it. >> waited until now. >> reporter: but they put out a detailed press release anyway, hoping it would eventually lead them to the winner. prosecutors a
cars is now going through the roof. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: for the thousands of families who now need to rebuild their homes after the storm, hurricane sandy's second act feels especially cruel. >> we all lost our cars. at the same time, we're all trying to get a car. it's a madhouse. >> reporter: many of these families lost their transportation. more than 250,000 personal vehicles were washed away by storm waters. today used car dealerships are busy with storm victims, adding insult to injury, prices are shooting up because of the storm. >> we're expecting to see higher prices of $700 to $1,000 per vehicle. >> reporter: for every six people who walk into the staten island used car dealership to buy a car, five lost their cars to the storm. michelle and thomas licari just bought a used minivan that came with 70,000 miles. >> we were hoping to get something for under $10,000. i wind up spending $13,000. >> reporter: it was a happy moment, but costly too. >> i need a car. i have off to go to work tomorrow. so i am planning to suffer. >> reporter: nancy zito lost
, thanks, reena. >> we're joined by a close friend of general petraeus, steve boynan. he's been in contact with the general over the weekend. >> i spoke to him several times over the weekend and before it broke, as you mentioned. first of all, he deeply regrets how much pain this has caused his family. he had a huge job that he felt he was doing great work. and that is all gone now. this all started about two months after he was in the cia, as the director. and just so you know, it also ended about four months ago. >> you say it started after he began as cia director. but it was pretty clear that ms. broadwell was with the general in afghanistan on several trips. while he was commanding american forces in afghanistan. no relationship then? >> there was no relationship then, as far as an affair. the affair started after he had been in the cia, after he retired from the army. she took several trips to afghanistan probably over the length of his tour there, it was approximately five or six trips, each of about several weeks in length. that she was doing research for her book. in fact, he wasn
thinking. abc's steve osunsami has the story. >> reporter: it was a near-deadly crash on the south side of milwaukee, caused by this car that blew a stop sign, crashing into oncoming traffic, sending this suv flying into the night. across the street, at this man's home, the camera he uses for security, rolling on it all. >> at the time, i was watching tv with the wife over here in the house. i heard like two trains colliding. that's what it sounded like. >> reporter: the ford explorer was on its side, sandwiched between a cadillac and another suv. the man and his neighbors started pouring out of their homes helping the victims. when all of a sudden, this grandfather of 14 could hear the faint sounds of a young girl crying for help. >> i could hear her cry. yelling for her mother and father. to hear a baby cry like that breaks your heart. >> reporter: the girl's mother was knocked out, curled up in a ball near the front seat of the flipped suv. the toddler was trapped in her car seat in the middle of the crumpled vehicle. >> i found the baby dangling on her car seat in the middle seat. s
years upon years to collect it. abc's steve osunsami has this story. >> reporter: andy ashcar still claims he bought the winning scratch off ticket himself in 2006 at his family's syracuse convenience store where he worked and then waited six long years to split the money with his brother because he worried the cash would negatively affect his engagement to his girlfriend. >> i would hope at some point in the last six years, he had been convinced that she did marry him for love. >> reporter: lottery officials say that was the first clue. love or not, no one waits that long to claim $5 million. >> $5 million. >> waited until now. >> reporter: they put out a detailed press release hoping it would lead them to the winner. prosecutors are calling the brothers cheats and crooks saying they swindled the ticket from a hard-working 49-year-old father of two who was on top of the world. in october 2006 he was cashing in the winning ticket at the ashcar corner store confused by the number of zeros. >> what he saw was a 5 and a bunch of zeros. he made the mistake of trusting the person that so
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